An antelope (Tragelaphus scriptus) of sub-Saharan Africa, having a reddish-brown coat with white markings, and spirally twisted horns in the male.
A small African antelope (Tragelaphus scriptus)
(informal) Occasionally used for any relatives of above that share its inhabitant.
Origin of bushbuck
- Translation of Afrikaans bosbok bos bush bok buck
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition